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Etana Releases 'Reggae': The Single

Etana

Reggae songstress Etana has released a new single, dubbed ‘Reggae’. The ballad, which compares love to the thrilling rhythms of Reggae music will be featured on the next installment of the popular compilation series, Strictly The Best, set to be released in June of 2012.

Jamaica Cops Commonwealth Regional Prizes

Alecia McKenzie

Jamaica copped both regional prizes in the 2012 Commonwealth writing competitions: the Commonwealth Book Prize - snagged by Alecia McKenzie for her novel Sweetheart, and the Commonwealth Short story prize - earned by Diana McCaulay for her piece ‘The Dolphin Catcher’.

Ity and Fancy Cat Show Promises to go 'Large and Live'

Ity and Fancy Cat

The fifth season of the sketch comedy series The Ity and Fancy Cat Show, featuring the comedy duo Ity and Fancy Cat was launched on Wednesday night at the Fiction Lounge in Kingston.

Calabash 2012 Gives Taste of Commonwealth Prize 2012

Olive Senior

In 2007, the Calabash International Literary Festival teamed up with the Commonwealth Writers Prize so that the 2007 awards were announced at that year’s festival.  While a repeat is not slated to occur in 2012, audiences at this year’s Calabash will get a taste of the the CW Prize as three

Lights! Camera! Calabash!: Calabash 2012 Kicks Off with Award Winning Film

Kinyarwanda

The Calabash International Literary Festival makes its highly anticipated return after a one-year break in 2011.

Allen Prize 2012 Winners Announced

Joshua Sammy Allen Prize Young Writer of the Year 2012

Winners of the second annual Allen Prize, dedicated to identifying and developing the talent of young writers in Trinidad and Tobago were announced on the final day of the NGC Bocas Literary Festival, Sunday, April 29, 2012.

New Prize for Emerging Caribbean Writers Announced

Sue Hollick

The OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, copped this year by Earl Lovelace, is the centre piece of the Bocas Literary Festival. However, the introduction of a new prize garnered its own share of the spotlight.

Earl Lovelace Cops OCM Bocas Prize 2012

Earl Lovelace accepts Bocas Prize 2012 from Marina Salandy-Brown & Dawn Thomas

Earl Lovelace strode off with the OMC Bocas Prize 2012 for his latest novel Is Just A Movie.

Commonwealth Writers 2012 Shortlists Announced

Commonwealth Writers

Commonwealth Writers has announced the shortlists for the Commonwealth Book Prize and the Commonwealth Short Story Prize. Regional winners for Africa, Asia, Canada and Europe, the Caribbean and the Pacific will be announced May 22, 2012.

Cabbie Chronicles Drives On To Prime Time on TVJ

Cabbie Chronicles

The animated series Cabbie Chronicles, which was previously only available on Flow OnDemand is now driving on to free to air television. The show, which has been steadily gaining a following will start showing on TVJ on Friday night at 9:30 pm. 

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